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key groups: minorities and the use vote for key in obama's reelection. democratic party staff and volunteers in san francisco were busy clearing the campaign office as the people came by searching for obama signs and taking pictures to remember this moment in history. >> oh, i was walking by and i voted for obama and i wanted to remember that i voted for obama so i'm picking these up to take home. >> reporter: it was an emotional evening as thousands of students watched the election results. without the youth vote, the president might not have been reelected. the exit poll from fox news says that he was overwhelming support from people under 30, 64% for obama, 30% for obama. >> the numbers don't lie. >> reporter: political analyst randy shanavil says that this is a reflection of the changing demographic. he was getting support from 93% of blacks, 71% of asians, and 71% of hispanics. >> the republicans are not clicking with those groups and if those groups grow and republican policies stay the same, they're going to continue to lose the votes. >>> we have gays, lesbians, asians
. and amber lee is going to show us why the morning commute is going to be a mess but we begin with jana katsuyama with where the heaviest rain has been falling so far. >> reporter: it's been a downpour here. crews have been here trying to clear out the leaves and the debris from low lying areas and we are on third street where you can see the road dips down. that's the area where police are concerned about. they're expecting for a lot of rain to fill this area. water has already saturated the ground and more rain keeps falling. >> during intense rainfalls it rises rapidly. >> reporter: fire officials say people should be weary of streams and rivers as well as pooling water and flooding. >> if you find standing water and you cannot tell how deep it is do not drive through it. it doesn't take a lot of water to either move a vehicle or float a vehicle. >> reporter: tonight just a small pile of sand remains at the municipal yard. trash cans strategically marked and placed around the move to catch any leaks from heavy rain. in heelsburg rain fell on the russian river where rain is expected
't even know he was missing. amber lee tells us how police found this little boy. >> reporter: police tell us they used every resource available to find this little 11-year-old boy. he was found near palocita school at 11:00 p.m.. we went to the home of the boy. while we were speaking to the family, police called to tell us that the boy had been found and that they were trying to locate the father. when we told police we were with the family they asked us to let us know he was safe. >> police just found him. >> really. >> they just found him and they are going to call you any minute now. >> hello. >> mr. ren handed the phone to his stepson when detectives called because he doesn't speak english. >> hi, hi. okay where? >> reporter: in mandarin, the father thanks police. the boy's stepbrother says he is relieved. >> very happy right now. >> we caught up with father and son after they were reunited with each other. >> how are you doing? >> good. >> where did you go? >> to my friend's house. >> reporter: ren told us that he went to a different friend's home. and that he didn't want to call his
for this day, but change is on the horizon. meteorologist rosemary orozco will run it down for us later in this news cast. >>> on the east coast residents recovering from last week's massive storm are now bracing for another. more than 1 million homes in new jersey and new york are still without power. now forecasters are warning about a nor'easter expected to hit wednesday. this next storm is expected to bring rain, wind, and freezing temperatures to the region. authorities say it could also cause more power out ajs. >>> so life in the northeast is beginning to return to normal. more than 1 million students returned to school today after week-long closure due to last week's superstorm. most but not all schools were reopened today. in the hardest-hit areas, dozens of schools remain closed due to structural damage and power issues. >>> san jose place say a 23-year-old man is now under arrest for this past weekend's fatal shooting of a father of three. investigators say gal have a knew the victim, 2-year-old robert. investigators say it appears gal van and agulto got into some kind of arg
. >> we want you to succeed. let's challenge ourselves to find the common ground that has eluded us. let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> reporter: but can the speaker make deals with the white house and still satisfy tea party republicans. >> i'm not sure i see that changing over the next few years. >> reporter: usf political analyst, david latterman says republicans are at a cross roads. either continue to stone call -- >> or do they get the message that a lot of people don't want that, and there is room for compromise, and they do come to some accommodation on a couple things. >> reporter: diana feinstein says there's hope. >> we have to find some ways to use that word, which some are disdainful of berks you which i see in an enormously confident sense, and that word is compromise. >> this isn't something that i'm going drawing lining in the sand. he's not going to draw any lines in the sand, i don't believe. >> reporter: compromise may be what voters want, but republicans may be seeming to decide if compromise not only works for the cou
, with all the rest of us. reporting live in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now, the national polls show a very tight race. an average of 8 polls shows president obama at 48.8%, and mitt romney at 48.1%. keep in mind, it is the electoral college that will determine the winner. >> volunteers are working to get out the vote in battleground states. the lines are buzzing with volunteers at phone banks dialing out of state area codes. >> reporter: frank, tomorrow morning in church meeting room will become a polling place. while it was quiet tonight, we saw last minute voting activities going at full speed. volunteers for the president worked the phones tonight in walnut creek. they're calling republicans, independents, and undecided voters in battleground states. >> you are in a very, very important state. you're in nevada. >> reporter: the mood and message differ from four years ago. hope and change now translate to stay the course, and finishing what the president started. volunteers say the work is harder this time. >> we have to do our homework and we have to know
election. and, david stevenson is in san francisco to tell us what he is finding out about the question of turnout, david? >> reporter: the voting booths behind me hera at san francisco city hall are staying busy. ahead of the polls closing at 8:00 this evening. take a look at the video we shot. sanfrancisco has over 503,000 voters. typical turn out here for presidential election is 71%. the elections department says it may be lower this year. half of the mail voters have been returned. but we are seeing people to come to vote in the booths including first-time voters of all ages. >> first time voting. it is very important. i want to vote for this country, the united states. >> it was really exciting and it was -- i was really happy to vote because before i could not vote. so i was just like, asking who are you voting for. now i get to do it. >> reporter: and despite the concerns of the turnout, sap fran has two chosely watched racees and initiatives ranging -- races and initiatives ranging from grocery taxes and the reservoir. the department of elections expects to release results of
gathering spot is the in castro where adults dress up for a street party. amber lee live to show us how that party is getting started. >> happy halloween, everybody. it's been raining on and off during the past hour here. it stopped for the moment but looks like people are still ready to party tonight. >> there we go. >> reporter: this is carr men and her orange and black glory. expiring to mrs., the popular giants player. >> it's a party. just a big party. we loved it. >> reporter: then there's this family dressed as big bird and dog i did guised as a bad. we also found a group of international students that said this is fair thirst halloween sell -- they're first halloween celebration. >> reporter: had t remains to be seen it rain will keep people away. there is a police command post. we're told this area along with the mission and the gary corridor is getting extra attention tonight in recent years the castro has been mostly peaceful, after the city stopped closing streets and stopped allowing live entertainmen. the that's the latest from here. >>> in the south bay officials in san j
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